Hyundai is ready to use SK Innovation Batteries for new Ioniq 5 EV

A day in the wake of revealing the long-awaited Ioniq 5. Hyundai declared that they will study and exchange the battery packs of around 82,000 Kona EVs. The timings of this investigation are not ideal for the South Korean vehicle producer. Particularly as it needs to set up itself as a leader in the EV race.  

Examinations from Hyundai have affirmed that the completion of the 15 uncovered scenes of Kona EVs is affecting flares. This also includes the vehicles that are equipped with LG Chem battery packs. It is raising news then that the new Ioniq 5 does not use LG Chem batteries. According to the reports, be fitted with SK Innovation batteries instead. 

New Hyundai Ioniq 5
Source: Hyundai

Korean publication Elec claims that Hyundai has picked SK Innovation and CATL as the suppliers for its pushing toward E-GMP-based electric vehicles. It also contains the SK Innovation dealing with the batteries of a piece of the key E-GMP-based models including the Ioniq 5.  

Hyundai Electric Plan

While we need the opportunity to survey the Ioniq 5 in several months. The electric crossbreed sounds promising. Despite riding on the association’s all-new electric plan, it will be offered with 58 kWh and 72.6 kWh battery packs. These are proportionally single-and twofold motor methodologies.  

The variant offering the longest show-up will be the single-motor model with the 72.6 kWh battery pack. This battery pack is significant for between 292 miles and 298 miles (470 to 480 km) of reach on the WLTP cycle. This model furthermore passes on 214 hp and 258 lb-ft (350 Nm) of power. A two-fold motor combined with a general battery pack will be offered. Moreover, it will finish 302 hp and 446 lb-ft (605 Nm) of power. Sitting at the base of the show-up obstinately be alone motor unit with the 58 kWh battery pack. 

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